Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl


This exercise involves using a resistance band to perform a seated leg curl, which targets the hamstrings. The band is wrapped around the ankle and attached to a stable object, while the individual sits on a chair or bench and curls their leg towards their body. This exercise can be modified by adjusting the tension of the band or using different types of bands.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl Instructions

  1. Attach the resistance band to a sturdy object, such as a chair or bench.
  2. Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you and the resistance band looped around your ankles.
  3. Hold onto the resistance band with your hands to keep it taut.
  4. Bend your knees and bring your heels towards your buttocks, keeping your feet flexed.
  5. Slowly straighten your legs back out to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for desired number of repetitions.

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl Form & Visual

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl Benefits

  • Targets the hamstrings, which are important for knee stability and overall lower body strength
  • Can be done with a resistance band, making it a convenient exercise to do at home or while traveling
  • Allows for a controlled and isolated movement, reducing the risk of injury
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease resistance, making it suitable for all fitness levels
  • Improves flexibility and range of motion in the hamstrings

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl Muscles Worked

  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes

Resistance Band Seated Leg Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Resistance Band Standing Leg Curl
  • Resistance Band Lying Leg Curl
  • Resistance Band Single Leg Curl
  • Resistance Band Hamstring Curl with Stability Ball
  • Resistance Band Deadlift